Brian is a sage advisor and was a creative force in the development of our Board. He has a deep understanding of the human and systemic factors affecting change processes and has helped enormously in identifying the strengths and the gaps in our structure, ways of operating and communicating. The improvements in these areas have all contributed to a much healthier and far more effective Board.
— Chair NHS Board
Brian’s expertise transformed our ability to influence commissioners and win business. He is an accomplished strategist.  
— Chief Executive, Third Sector
Brian has in-depth understanding of business, organisational dynamics and leadership.  He guided us to formulate the right strategy for our organisation moving forward. 
— Liz Dahl, Circle Scotland
Brian is one of the brightest individuals I have ever worked with. What impressed me most was his capability as an excellent leader and driver of organisational change, which was the key to achieving genuine joint working. 
— Donald Anderson, Director, PPS Scotland
Brian is one of our Trusted Business Partners and recently was our key speaker at a Leadership round table event. Brian is a consummate business professional with a clear, practical style. He tells the unvarnished truth about sector issues and is insightful about how to navigate new legislation and leadership demands.  He brings extensive leadership experience; is cognisant of leaders competing agendas and has an enviable track record.  
— Bonnie Clarke - Badenoch and Clarke
Having seen Brian expertly speak at an event, we approached him to explore how he could support Weight Watchers to navigate the landscape and priorities of the Scottish health system. We worked together for 6 months during which Brian demonstrated a complete and thorough understanding of the Scottish system, a real passion for improving the health and wellbeing of the population and helped position us to win our biggest contract in Scotland.  I recommend working with Brian and would do so again. 
— Zoe Hellman, Head of Public Health UK & EU, Weight Watchers UK
In facilitating the Credit Union Board Strategic Planning Event, Brian provided the right amount of constructive challenge and support to help us develop our objectives for the year ahead.  He had a clear understanding of the increasingly challenging financial and regulatory environment and helped us make decisions on serious strategic and regulatory issues for the next 12 months.
— Marlene Shields CEO Capital Credit Union Edinburgh
Brian has brought both insight and expertise to our organisational change process – his experience has helped streamline our structures and his innovative approach has brought more effective and inclusive processes that are credible for all partners.
— Elisabeth Manson, Corporate Manager, Dumfries and Galloway Council
Brian recently worked with me during a specific change process in the organisation I lead. He captured the essence of the dilemmas and emotions that go with change while keeping focussed on solutions and moving forward with confidence. Brian is easy to work with, very supportive, he gets straight to the heart of the matter and is insightful but also challenges my thinking to move things forward. I highly recommend taking time out and working with Brian. 
— Meg Wright, Glasgow Council on Alcohol
A challenging but enjoyable session with very useful results.
— Robert Farquharson, Chief Executive, The Action Group
Planning and coaching sessions with Brian focus on solving business problems and planning practical action. Identifying the key issues supported me in progressing solutions and making the best of my time. Brian has expert knowledge in developing influence in the private, public and third sectors.
— Niall Patterson  CEO  Abbeyfield Scotland